Former Sunderland player Micky Horswill took part in a charity golf day to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Foundation of Light. Former players and fans played in two teams, Sunderland and Newcastle. The rivalry was friendly but thoughts were on Sunday's derby game.
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